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Krause says having religious friends leads to gratitude, which is associated with better health

Work by Bailey and Dynarski on growing income gap in graduation rates cited in NYT

Johnston says marijuana use by college students highest in 30 years

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Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

Michigan's graduate sociology program tied for 4th with Stanford in USN&WR rankings

Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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Ronald F. Inglehart

Inglehart and World Values Survey cited in WSJ Op Ed on global happiness indicators

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Happiness Prescribed" - Wall Street Journal. 04/03/2012.

Recently the United Nations has begun looking into the factors that contribute to a nation's well-being and happiness. In this opinion piece, Ron Inglehart is quoted on his findings from the WVS: "Generally, a rising global sense of freedom in the last quarter-century has eclipsed the contribution of pure economic development to happiness."

Researcher:

Ronald F. Inglehart

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